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User's Guide
hp iPAQ Pocket PC h5100 and h5500
series
Document Part Number: 304926-001
May 2003
Note: Model shown in illustrations is
iPAQ Pocket PC h5500 Series

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    User’s Guide hp iPAQ Pocket PC h5100 and h5500 series Document Part Number: 304926-001 May 2003 Note: Model shown in illustrations is iPAQ Pocket PC h5500 Series...

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    The warranties for HP products are set forth in the express limited warranty statements accompanying such products. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    1 Getting to Know Your iPAQ Pocket PC Using the Stylus ....... . 1–5 Setting the Date and Time .

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    3 Managing the Battery Installing the Battery ......3–1 Removing the Battery ......3–3 Charging.

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    Using iPAQ Image Viewer ....4–10 Locating an Image..... . . 4–11 Viewing Image Information .

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    6 Expansion Cards Inserting a Secure Digital (SD) Expansion Card ..6–2 Removing a Secure Digital (SD) Expansion Card..6–4 Viewing the Content of Memory Cards ....6–4 Using Expansion Packs .

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    Understanding Profiles ..... . 8–12 Creating a Profile ..... . . 8–12 Activating a Profile .

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    Working with Connections ....8–30 Creating a Shortcut ..... . 8–30 Deleting a Shortcut .

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    10 Using the Fingerprint Reader (h5500 only) Learning to Enroll a Fingerprint ....10–1 Working with Fingerprints..... . . 10–5 Enrolling a Fingerprint .

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    11 Troubleshooting Common Problems......9–1 ActiveSync ........9–5 Expansion Cards.

  • Page 11: Getting To Know Your Ipaq Pocket Pc

    ✎ Model shown in illustrations is iPAQ Pocket PC h5500 Series. Congratulations on purchasing an HP iPAQ Pocket PC h5100 or h5500 Series. Use this guide to find out about setting up your Pocket PC and to learn about how it works.

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    In addition, Microsoft Pocket PC Basics provides basic instructions on operating the Pocket PC. To locate Pocket PC Basics, go to the Today screen and tap Start > Help. hp iPAQ Software Bluetooth iPAQ Backup iPAQ Image Viewer iTask User’s Guide...

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    Microsoft Pocket PC Software ActiveSync Synchronize the information between your Pocket PC and personal computer so you have the latest information in both locations. Be sure you install ActiveSync on your personal computer before connecting the cradle and iPAQ Pocket pC to your computer.

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    Microsoft Pocket PC Software Pictures View individual pictures, run a slide show, or set a picture as the background on the Today screen. Pocket Excel Create and edit workbooks or view and edit Excel workbooks created on your personal computer. Pocket Internet Explorer Browse the Internet and download pages through synchronization or by connecting to...

  • Page 15: Using The Stylus

    Pocket PC or an approved replacement to tap or write on the screen. If you lose or break your stylus, you can order extras at www.hp.com/products/pocketpc/options You can perform three basic actions using the stylus: Tap—Lightly touch the screen to select or open an item. Lift the stylus after you tap an item.

  • Page 16: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time When you turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC for the first time, you are requested to select your time zone. After setting the time zone, you still need to set the time and date on your unit. All three settings are located in the Clock Settings screen and can be set at the same time.

  • Page 17: Setting The Date

    Setting the Date 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings > System tab > Clock icon. SHORTCUT: From the Today screen, tap the Clock icon to set the date. 2. Tap the down arrow by the date. 3. Tap the left or right arrow to select a month and year. 4.

  • Page 18: Resetting The Unit

    3. Tap the Tab key on the keyboard to move the cursor to the next field. 4. Continue entering whatever information you want to include. 5. To display owner information at startup, tap in the Show information when device is turned on checkbox. 6.

  • Page 19: Performing A Full Reset

    Performing a Full Reset A full reset is sometimes referred to as a “hard reset.” Perform a full reset when you want to clear all settings, programs, and data from RAM. A full reset deactivates the battery. The power button does not function until the battery is reactivated.

  • Page 20: Aligning The Screen

    3. Release the Application Buttons and stylus. ✎ To verify a full reset, press the Power button. If the iPAQ Pocket PC has been fully reset, it does not power on. 4. Reactivate the battery by: ❏ Connecting the iPAQ Pocket PC to AC power ❏...

  • Page 21: Routine Care

    Routine Care To keep your iPAQ Pocket PC in good condition and working properly, follow these guidelines: ■ Keep your Pocket PC away from excessive moisture and temperature extremes. ■ Do not expose your Pocket PC to liquids or precipitation. ■...

  • Page 22: Using Activesync

    You can use Microsoft ActiveSync to: ■ Synchronize information between your iPAQ Pocket PC and your personal computer or server so that you have the latest information in all locations. ■ Change synchronization settings and the synchronization schedule. ■ Copy files between your device and personal computer. ■...

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Computer

    Connecting to a Computer Connect your iPAQ Pocket PC to your personal computer using Microsoft ActiveSync and the Universal Desktop Cradle, a wireless infrared connection, or Bluetooth. For more information on using ActiveSync with Bluetooth, refer to Chapter 8, “Using Bluetooth.”...

  • Page 24: Using The Serial Infrared (ir) Connection

    ✎ When you synchronize files, you can drag and drop the selected files from your personal computer to the synchronized folder on your iPAQ Pocket PC. If you named your device “PC1” when you created your partnership, then the synchronized folder is named “PC1.”...

  • Page 25: Changing Synchronization Settings

    To set up an infrared connection to a computer: 1. Synchronize your iPAQ Pocket PC with your computer using the Universal Desktop Cradle. 2. Follow your computer manufacturer’s instructions to install and set up an infrared port. 3. Remove the iPAQ Pocket PC from the cradle and line up the infrared port with the computer infrared port so they are unobstructed and within 12 inches (30.5 cm) of each other.

  • Page 26: Copying Files

    To change synchronization settings: 1. From the Start menu on your personal computer, click Programs > Microsoft ActiveSync > Tools > Options. a. On the Sync Options tab, select the files and information to synchronize with your computer. b. On the Schedule tab, select when your iPAQ Pocket PC synchronizes with your computer.

  • Page 27: Installing Applications

    6. Locate the file to be moved. 7. Drag and drop your files between your iPAQ Pocket PC and your computer. ActiveSync converts the files so that they can be used by the Pocket Office applications, if necessary. ✎ Move your files directly into My Documents on your iPAQ Pocket PC or into a folder inside My Documents, so the applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC can locate them.

  • Page 28: Synchronizing Links

    Synchronizing Links You can synchronize links to Web sites from your Favorites list on your computer to view them offline with Pocket Internet Explorer. 1. From the Start menu on your computer, click the Internet Explorer icon. 2. Click Favorites to see the list of links to your favorite Web sites.

  • Page 29: Managing The Battery

    Managing the Battery ✎ Model shown in illustrations is iPAQ Pocket PC h5500 Series. Installing the Battery If you remove the main battery from your iPAQ Pocket PC, your device does not operate even if you try to use AC power. However, the Pocket PC has a small internal backup battery that allows you to change the main battery without losing RAM data (user-installed programs and data) as long as it is replaced within...

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    To install the removable/rechargeable battery: 1. Locate the battery. 2. Insert the tabs on the bottom of the battery the iPAQ Pocket PC. 3. Push the battery upward ✎ If the battery is not fully charged, you must connect the AC Adapter to the Pocket PC to fully charge it before continuing.

  • Page 31: Removing The Battery

    Removing the Battery To remove the battery from the iPAQ Pocket PC: 1. Push up on the latch at the top of the battery 2. Pull the top of the battery away from the device 3. Lift the battery up and out of the device Ä...

  • Page 32: Charging With The Ac Adapter And Charger Adapter

    12-volt power outlet. Ä CAUTION: Use only HP recommended AC adapters. To charge the iPAQ Pocket PC using the AC Adapter: 1. Plug one end of the AC Adapter into an electrical outlet 2.

  • Page 33: Charging With The Universal Desktop Cradle And Ac Adapter

    4. When the power indicator on the top of the iPAQ Pocket PC turns solid amber, the unit is fully charged and you can disconnect the AC Adapter. The approximate time to fully charge a unit is four hours. ✎ The amber charge light blinks while the battery is recharging and turns solid (nonblinking) when the battery is fully charged.

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    To charge the iPAQ Pocket PC using the Universal Desktop Cradle: 1. Plug the AC Adapter into an electrical outlet the other end of the AC Adapter to the AC connector on the Universal Desktop Cradle 2. Slide the bottom of your iPAQ Pocket PC into the cradle and push firmly to seat it.

  • Page 35: Charging With The Optional Usb

    Cradle, the stabilizers will be pushed down by the expansion pack. To release the stabilizers for use without an expansion pack, press the button on the back of the cradle. Charging with the Optional USB Autosync Cable You can charge your iPAQ Pocket PC using the optional USB Autosync Cable.

  • Page 36: Preserving Battery Time

    3. Perform a normal reset (refer to “Performing a Normal Reset” in Chapter 1). 4. Power on the iPAQ Pocket PC. It is recommended that you keep the iPAQ Pocket PC connected to the Universal Desktop Cradle or AC Adapter when it is not in use.

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    Managing the Battery To adjust the Standby setting: 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings > System tab > Power icon. 2. Tap the Standby tab. 3. Drag the pointer to adjust the standby period. User’s Guide 3–9...

  • Page 38: Changing The Backlight Settings

    Changing the Backlight Settings To change the backlight settings in order to conserve more battery power: 1. From the Start menu, tap Settings > System tab > Backlight. Shortcut: Press Application Button 4 (iTask), then tap the Light bulb icon. 2.

  • Page 39: Manually Monitoring The Battery

    To disable the Auto Power On function of the Record Button: 1. Tap Start > Settings > Buttons > Lock tab. 2. Tap in the Disable the record button checkbox. 3. Tap OK. ✎ If you disable the Auto Power On feature for the Application Buttons and the Record Button, the Power Button still turns the unit on.

  • Page 40: Learning The Basics

    Learning the Basics Using the Today Screen When you first turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC, the Today screen displays. You can also display it by tapping Start, then Today. Use the Today screen to view: ■ Owner information ■ Upcoming appointments ■...

  • Page 41: Navigation Bar And Command Bar

    Navigation Bar and Command Bar The Navigation bar is located at the top of the screen. It displays the active program and current time, and allows you to close screens. Use the Start menu to select your application. Tap to view online Help Within each program, use the Command bar located at the bottom of the screen to perform tasks.

  • Page 42: Status Icons

    Status Icons You may see the following status icons displayed on the Navigation bar or Command bar. Tap the icon on the screen to view more information related to the item. Active connection to wireless network. Inactive connection to wireless network. Microsoft ActiveSync is synchronizing.

  • Page 43: Pop-up Menus

    Pop-Up Menus Pop-up menus allow you to quickly perform an action. Use the pop-up menu to cut, copy, rename, and delete an item, also send an e-mail or beam a file to another device. To access a pop-up menu, tap and hold the stylus on the name of the item on which you want to perform the action.

  • Page 44: Creating Information

    Creating information From the Today screen, you can create new information, including: ■ Appointments ■ Contacts ■ E-mail ■ Excel Workbook Information ■ Notes ■ Tasks ■ Word documents 1. From the Today screen, tap New. 2. Tap an option to create a new item. 3.

  • Page 45: Customizing The Today Screen

    Customizing the Today Screen From the Settings Today screen, you can: ■ Add a picture as the background. ■ Select the information you see. ■ Set the order of the information. ■ Set when to see the Today screen. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Today. 2.

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    4. Tap the Items tab to select or reorder the information on the Today screen. 5. Tap an item to highlight it. 6. Tap Move Up or Move Down to change the order of items on the Today screen. ✎ You cannot change the placement of the Date on the Today screen.

  • Page 47: Using Applications

    Using Applications Opening Applications Open any application on your iPAQ Pocket PC from the Start menu. ✎ You can also open an application by assigning it to an Application Button. To assign Application Buttons, from the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Buttons. To open an application: 1.

  • Page 48: Closing Applications

    Closing Applications Applications automatically close based on available memory. However, if your iPAQ Pocket PC is running slowly, you can close applications using iTask or by manually closing them. Closing with iTask 1. Press the iTask button (Application Button 4 on the lower right side of your unit).

  • Page 49: Using Ipaq Image Viewer

    When installing applications, look for the correct version for your iPAQ model or Pocket PC 2003. ■ Follow the instructions provided with the application and by the installation Wizard to install applications from your computer. ■ Tap the application file in File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC and follow the instructions on the installation Wizard to install applications on your Pocket PC.

  • Page 50: Locating An Image

    Locating an Image 1. From the Start menu, tap Programs > iPAQ Image Viewer. 2. Tap the File tab > Look In. 3. Select a file, then tap OK. Viewing Image Information You can view the image size and type, date taken and modified, color, and file size of an image.

  • Page 51: Changing The View

    Changing the View By default. the Image Viewer opens displaying the images in the Thumbnail View. You can change the view to full screen by: ■ Double-tapping a thumbnail. ■ Tapping View > Full Screen. ■ Tapping the View Full Screen icon. User’s Guide Learning the Basics 4–12...

  • Page 52: Creating A Slide Show

    Creating a Slide Show You can put images together to create a slide show and control display options such as: ■ Orientation ■ Zoom ■ Image Quality ■ Transition Effect ■ Timing To create a slide show: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Programs > iPAQ Image Viewer.

  • Page 53: Saving A Slide Show

    Saving a Slide Show To save a slide show: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Programs > iPAQ Image Viewer. 2. Create a slide show. 3. Tap File > Save Show Settings or Save Show Settings As..4.

  • Page 54: Opening A Slide Show

    Opening a Slide Show To open a slide show: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Programs > iPAQ Image Viewer. 2. Tap File, then Open Show Settings..3. Select a show setting. Sorting Image Files To sort image files: 1.

  • Page 55: Viewing A Slide Show

    Viewing a Slide Show 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Programs > iPAQ Image Viewer. 2. Create or open an existing slide show. Show tab 3. Tap the 4. Select a method for advancing the images in the show: Manual Advance, Automatic Advance, or Automatic Advance (Loop).

  • Page 56: Backing Up Information

    Backing Up Information Use iPAQ Backup or Microsoft ActiveSync Backup to back up and restore information on your iPAQ Pocket PC. ✎ iPAQ Backup is already installed on the iPAQ Pocket PC. You must install ActiveSync on your personal computer before using ActiveSync Backup.

  • Page 57: Backup/restore Using Activesync

    6. Press the Backup or Restore button, then press the Start button on the next screen. For more information on backing up or restoring files, from the Backup or Restore tab, tap iPAQ Backup > Help. Backup/Restore Using ActiveSync Close all applications on your iPAQ Pocket PC before backing up or restoring your information.

  • Page 58: Using Ipaq File Store Folder

    Using iPAQ File Store Folder You can install applications and save files to the iPAQ File Store folder, which is accessed from File Explorer on your iPAQ Pocket PC. Applications and files stored in iPAQ File Store are held in read-only memory (ROM) and are saved if you perform a full reset of your iPAQ Pocket PC or if the battery discharges completely.

  • Page 59: Learning Input Methods

    Learning Input Methods Ä CAUTION: To avoid damaging your iPAQ Pocket PC screen, always use a stylus. Never use a pen or any type of metal pointer on the screen. To input information to your iPAQ Pocket PC, you can tap the keyboard or write with the Letter Recognizer, Microsoft Transcriber, or Block Recognizer in any application.

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    To change settings for word suggestions: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Input. 2. Tap the Word Completion tab. 3. Tap the down arrow associated with letters and select the number of letters you want to type before a word is suggested.

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    Learning Input Methods 4. Tap the down arrow associated with words and select the number of words you want suggested. 5. Tap OK. User’s Guide 5–3...

  • Page 62: Using The On-screen Keyboard

    Using the On-Screen Keyboard Use the stylus to tap letters, numbers, and symbols on the on-screen keyboard to enter typed text directly onto the screen. 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel icon. 2. Tap Keyboard to display a keyboard on the screen. ✎...

  • Page 63: Writing With The Stylus And The Letter Recognizer

    Writing with the Stylus and the Letter Recognizer Use the stylus and Letter Recognizer to write letters, numbers, and symbols on the screen. Create words and sentences by writing in uppercase (ABC), lowercase (abc), and symbols (123) as instructed here. To write with the stylus and Letter Recognizer: 1.

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    ✎ A question mark within an application indicates a Help file. ✎ For the Letter Recognizer to work effectively, write characters between the dashed line and baseline. ■ If you are writing a letter like “p,” write the top portion within the dashed line and baseline, and the tail portion below the baseline.

  • Page 65: Writing With The Stylus And Microsoft Transcriber

    Writing with the Stylus and Microsoft Transcriber Use the stylus and Microsoft Transcriber to write words, letters, numbers, and symbols anywhere on the screen. 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel icon. 2. Tap Transcriber to display the Transcriber Intro screen. 3.

  • Page 66: Writing With The Stylus And Block Recognizer

    Writing with the Stylus and Block Recognizer Write letters, numbers, and symbols using the stylus and Block Recognizer. Create words and sentences by writing letters and numbers in specific areas. 1. From any application, tap the up arrow next to the Input Panel button.

  • Page 67: Drawing And Writing On The Screen

    Drawing and Writing on the Screen Use the stylus as a pen to draw and write on the screen in the Notes application or from the Notes tab in Calendar, Contacts, or Tasks. 1. From the Start menu, tap Notes > New. 2.

  • Page 68: Expansion Cards

    Viewing the content of memory cards. ✎ Expansion cards must be purchased separately and are not included with your iPAQ Pocket PC. To locate information about expansion cards, visit the following HP Web site: www.hp.com/products/pocketpc/options User’s Guide Expansion Cards 6–1...

  • Page 69: Inserting A Secure Digital (sd) Expansion Card

    Inserting a Secure Digital (SD) Expansion Card To install a Secure Digital (SD) card into the expansion slot on the iPAQ Pocket PC: 1. Locate the SDIO slot on the top of the iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Before inserting an SD card into the SDIO slot, push in then pull out the plastic slot cover from the SDIO slot.

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    3. Insert the expansion card into the SDIO expansion slot and push the connection edge of the card firmly into the expansion slot. ✎ If your expansion card is not recognized, follow the card manufacturer’s instructions to install it. ✎ To prevent power loss, remove any expansion cards from the SD expansion slot before turning off the iPAQ Pocket PC.

  • Page 71: Removing A Secure Digital (sd) Expansion Card

    Removing a Secure Digital (SD) Expansion Card 1. Close all applications that are using the expansion card. 2. Remove a card from the Secure Digital expansion slot by slightly pushing down on the card 3. When the card disengages and pops up expansion slot.

  • Page 72: Using Expansion Packs

    Using Expansion Packs If you would like to increase the storage and connectivity of your iPAQ Pocket PC, use the optional: ■ Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack ■ CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack ■ Expansion Pack Plus Using an Optional Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack You can use the optional Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack to:...

  • Page 73: Using An Optional Compactflash Card

    Using an Optional CompactFlash Card Expansion Pack You can use the optional CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack to: ■ Create a dial-up connection with optional cards ■ Expand memory with optional cards ■ Hold Type I or Type II cards Ä...

  • Page 74: Connecting To The Internet

    Connecting to the Internet Use your iPAQ Pocket PC to connect to the Internet or your Work network. To send and receive e-mail with Inbox and to view Web sites with Pocket Internet Explorer, you must set up a remote connection with devices such as a Secure Digital Input/Output (SDIO) modem card, optional Expansion Pack with CompactFlash (CF) modem card installed, ethernet card,...

  • Page 75: Using A Modem Card

    Using a Modem Card To connect to the Internet with a modem card, you need a phone line, a dial-up Internet Service Provider (ISP) or a Work Internet connection, and an optional Single-Slot or Dual-Slot PC Card Expansion Pack, Expansion Pack Plus, or CompactFlash (CF) Card Expansion Pack.

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    3. Under My ISP or My Work Network, tap Add a new modem connection. ✎ To view additional information on any screen or while changing settings, tap the 4. Enter a name for the connection, select the modem type, then tap Next.

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    Connecting to the Internet 5. Enter the phone number exactly as it is dialed, then tap Next. 6. Enter your user name, password, and domain. 7. If you need to enter the specific TCP/IP settings, tap Advanced, then tap the TCP/IP tab. 8.

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    ✎ If your private network does not use dynamically-assigned IP addresses, ask your network administrator for the address. 10. Tap OK > Finish. 11. Tap OK twice to return to the Today screen. ✎ For information on connecting to the Internet using Bluetooth, refer to Chapter 8, “Using Bluetooth.”...

  • Page 79: Connecting To A Private Network

    Connecting to a Private Network 1. Before you start, be sure to have your server phone number, user name, and password. This information can be obtained from your network administrator. 2. Tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections icon. 3.

  • Page 80: Using A Favorites List

    2. Enter the Internet address (URL) in the Address bar. 3. Tap the Go icon. Using a Favorites List With Pocket Internet Explorer and a connection to the Internet, you can view Web sites on your iPAQ Pocket PC by selecting one from your Favorites list.

  • Page 81: Using Bluetooth

    This iPAQ Pocket PC comes with built-in Bluetooth technology that allows short-range connections and provides fast, reliable, and secure wireless communication. With Bluetooth powered on, you can send information or perform the following tasks wirelessly between two Bluetooth devices, within a range of approximately 10 meters (30 feet): ■...

  • Page 82: Getting Acquainted With Bluetooth

    ✎ Use of dial-up and wireless Internet, e-mail, corporate networks, and other wireless communications, such as Bluetooth-enabled devices, may require separately purchased additional hardware and other compatible equipment, in addition to a standard Wireless LAN (WLAN) infrastructure and a separately purchased service contract.

  • Page 83: Understanding Terms

    Understanding Terms The following Bluetooth terms are used throughout this chapter. The Term... Authentication Authorization Bonding (Paired devices) Device address Device discovery Device name Encryption Link key Passkey Personal Information Manager (PIM) Profiles Service discovery User’s Guide Using Bluetooth Means... Verification of a numeric passkey before a connection or activity can be completed.

  • Page 84: Supported Services

    Supported Services The functions that Bluetooth supports are called services. You can communicate only with Bluetooth devices that support at least one of the following services: ■ BPP (Basic Printer profile) ■ DUN (Dial-up Networking profile) ■ ■ FTP (File Transfer profile) ■...

  • Page 85: Working With Bluetooth Settings

    Working with Bluetooth Settings From the tabs in Bluetooth Settings, you can: ■ Turn Bluetooth on and off ■ Enter or change your iPAQ Pocket PC Bluetooth name ■ Set your connection preferences ■ Enable Bluetooth services ■ Specify security settings ■...

  • Page 86: Turning On Bluetooth

    Turning on Bluetooth To turn on Bluetooth from Bluetooth Settings: 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon. 2. From the pop-up menu, tap Bluetooth Settings. 3. Tap the Turn on button to enable. SHORTCUTS: There are two shortcuts for turning on Bluetooth. ■...

  • Page 87: Setting Accessibility Properties

    Setting Accessibility Properties You can enter or change accessibility properties to define how your iPAQ Pocket PC interacts with other Bluetooth devices. Entering a Device Name The device name is what other devices see when they locate your device. To enter a device name: 1.

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    Allowing Paired Devices to Connect Paired devices share and exchange an internally generated Link Key before connecting. The Link Key is derived from a unique Bluetooth device address, a random number, and a user-defined password. This feature allows only devices that you trust to connect to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

  • Page 89: Enabling Bluetooth Services

    Enabling Bluetooth Services You can select to enable certain services: ■ Automatically when Bluetooth is activated ■ When you permit the connection ■ When a passkey or link key is correctly entered You can use any of these security options when transferring files, creating a serial port connection, exchanging business card information, configuring dial-up networking, and joining a personal network.

  • Page 90: Access Services

    Requiring Authorization to Access Services If you elect to require authorization to access services, you must authorize each connection. Then your iPAQ Pocket PC will always ask you if the connection should be permitted. To require authorization to access services: 1.

  • Page 91: Setting A Shared Folder

    Setting a Shared Folder You can determine the folder that other devices access when they connect to your iPAQ Pocket PC. To select a shared folder: 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon > Bluetooth Settings. 2. Tap the File Transfer tab. 3.

  • Page 92: Understanding Profiles

    Understanding Profiles Use profiles to quickly enable selected personal settings in multiple environments. Creating a Profile To create a profile: 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon > Bluetooth Settings > General tab > Profile icon. 2. Tap the New button. User’s Guide Using Bluetooth 8–12...

  • Page 93: Activating A Profile

    3. Enter a descriptive name. 4. Select an existing profile to use as a template. 5. Tap OK. Activating a Profile When a new profile is created, you will need to activate it. To activate a profile after creating it: 1.

  • Page 94: Saving Bluetooth Configuration Settings

    Saving Bluetooth Configuration Settings in a Profile To save the iPAQ Pocket PC Bluetooth configuration settings to any profile: ✎ Bluetooth must be turned on for changes to be saved. 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon > Bluetooth Settings.

  • Page 95: Deleting A Profile

    Deleting a Profile 1. From the Today screen, tap the Bluetooth icon > Bluetooth Settings. 2. From the General tab, tap the Profile icon. 3. Select a profile from the Add/Delete Profiles list. 4. Tap the Delete button. 5. Tap Yes to confirm you want to delete the profile. 6.

  • Page 96: Opening Bluetooth Manager

    Opening Bluetooth Manager From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. The first screen that displays is My Shortcuts. ✎ Bluetooth Manager can also be accessed from the Today screen by tapping the Bluetooth icon > Bluetooth Manager. ✎ Opening Bluetooth Manager automatically turns on Bluetooth.

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    To pair devices: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap Tools > Paired devices. 3. Tap Add. 4. Tap the Lookup 5. Tap a device. 6. Enter a password in the Passkey field. 7. Tap OK. 8.

  • Page 98: Unpairing Devices

    Unpairing Devices You can remove a paired relationship between devices. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap Tools, then Paired devices. 3. Tap a device name. 4. Tap Remove. 5. Tap Yes to remove the pairing. Connecting to Other Devices Use ActiveSync, serial and dial-up connections to communicate with other Bluetooth devices.

  • Page 99: Establishing An Activesync Connection

    Establishing an ActiveSync Connection You can set up an ActiveSync partnership with a Bluetooth- enabled computer. To establish an ActiveSync connection: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap New, then Connect. 3. Tap ActiveSync via Bluetooth > Next. 4.

  • Page 100: Establishing A Serial Connection

    Establishing a Serial Connection Use the wireless Bluetooth serial port connection just as you would a physical serial cable connection. You must configure the application that will use the connection to the correct serial port. To establish a serial connection: 1.

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    ✎ After you create the dial-up networking shortcut with a device, tap and hold the shortcut icon in the My Shortcuts tab of the Bluetooth Manager, then tap Connect. 5. Tap New Connection. 6. Tap OK. 7. Enter a name in the Connection Name field. 8.

  • Page 102: Join A Personal Area Network

    Join a Personal Area Network Connect two or more Bluetooth devices to share files, collaborate or play multiplayer games. To establish a Personal Area Network connection: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap New > Connect. 3.

  • Page 103: Working With Files

    Working with Files You can exchange information with a connected device and use the Bluetooth File Explorer to: ■ Navigate through the directories. ■ View files and folders. ■ Create new folders. ■ Send and receive files from a remote device. ■...

  • Page 104: Creating A Folder On A Remote Device

    Creating a Folder on a Remote Device 1. Tap and hold a file transfer shortcut icon, then tap Connect. 2. Navigate to the location you want for the new folder. 3. Tap File > Create a folder. 4. Enter a folder name while New Folder is selected, then tap Enter.

  • Page 105: Using Business Card Exchange

    Using Business Card Exchange Using the business card exchange, you can: ■ Set up your own business card. ■ Send a business card to one or more devices. ■ Request a business card from one or more devices. ■ Exchange business cards with one or more devices. You must establish a default contact name to send or exchange business card information.

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    Using Bluetooth 4. Tap the My business card (vCard) icon. 5. Choose your contact from the list. 6. Tap OK. SHORTCUT: Tap the New Contact icon to enter a new contact. User’s Guide 8–26...

  • Page 107: Sending Business Cards

    Sending Business Cards 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap the Business card icon. ✎ You can also open the business card exchange by tapping Tools, Business Card Exchange in the Bluetooth Manager. 3. Tap the Send icon. 4.

  • Page 108: Requesting Business Cards

    Requesting Business Cards 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap the Business card icon. 3. Tap the Request icon. 4. Tap the device from which you want to request a business card. 5. Tap OK. Exchanging Business Cards You can exchange business card information with another device.

  • Page 109: Viewing Connection Status

    Viewing Connection Status You can view: ■ Connection’s name ■ Device’s name ■ Connection status ■ Length of connection ■ Signal strength To view the connection status: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Bluetooth Manager. 2. Tap and hold an active connection icon or list name, then tap Status.

  • Page 110: Working With Connections

    Working with Connections You can create shortcuts to open and view status information for all connections. Creating a Shortcut Creating a shortcut to one or more services does not establish a connection. It only places a shortcut to that service on the Shortcut tab of the Bluetooth Manager.

  • Page 111: Using The Wireless Lan (h5500 Only)

    Using the Wireless LAN Getting Acquainted Your iPAQ Pocket PC can connect to an 802.11b Wireless LAN (WLAN) or connect directly to other WLAN-enabled devices. With WLAN, you can: ■ Access the Internet ■ Send and receive e-mail ■ Access corporate network information ■...

  • Page 112: Learning The Terms

    Learning the Terms It is recommended that you become familiar with the following terms as you begin to use WLAN technology. Term Wireless Access Point Infrastructure Device-to-computer or ad-hoc Hot spots SSID or Network Name Encryption (WEP) or IEEE 802.1X User’s Guide Using the Wireless LAN (h5500 only) Definition...

  • Page 113: Getting Started With The Wireless Lan

    Getting Started with the Wireless LAN Powering the WLAN On or Off To use WLAN on your iPAQ Pocket PC, you need to turn on WLAN and set up your device. To turn the WLAN on or off: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > iPAQ Wireless. 2.

  • Page 114: Automatically Connecting To A Network

    Automatically Connecting to a Network 1. If one or more networks are present, the Network Indicator icon will appear in the Navigation bar. Tap the network you want to connect to, then tap whether the network connects to the Internet or Work. 2.

  • Page 115

    3. Tap the General tab and enter a network name (SSID). ✎ If a network was detected in step 2, the SSID is automatically entered and cannot be changed. 4. In the Connects to: box, select where your network connects to (The Internet or Work).

  • Page 116: Searching For Networks To Access

    c. If a network key is provided by your network automatically, tap the The Key is provided for me automatically checkbox. d. For increased security, tap the Enable network access using IEEE 802.1X checkbox. You should only check this option if it is supported by your network environment.

  • Page 117: Managing Wireless Network Settings

    Managing Wireless Network Settings Viewing or Editing a Wireless Network To view or edit an existing or available wireless network: 1. Be sure the WLAN is powered on. 2. Tap the Connections icon > Settings > Advanced tab > Network Card button > Wireless tab. 3.

  • Page 118: Monitoring Signal Strength And Status

    Monitoring Signal Strength and Status To view the signal strength between your iPAQ Pocket PC and access point WLAN connection: 1. Tap the Connections icon in the Navigation bar. 2. When the Connectivity box displays, you will be able to view the type of network the iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to (for example, Work or Internet) and an icon displaying the signal strength.

  • Page 119: Working With Network Settings

    Working with Network Settings Looking Up an IP Address To find the IP address the wireless network is using: 1. Be sure the WLAN is powered on. 2. Connect to the appropriate network. 3. Tap the Connections icon > Settings > Advanced tab > Network Card button >...

  • Page 120: Changing Tcp/ip Settings

    Changing TCP/IP Settings ✎ Most Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and private networks now use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. You will not need to change TCP/IP settings unless your ISP or private network does not use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. If you are not sure, check with your network administrator.

  • Page 121

    5. In the Tap an adapter to modify settings box, tap iPAQ USB Wireless Adapter. 6. Tap the IP Address tab. 7. Tap Use specific IP address and enter the requested information. 8. Tap OK to save your settings. User’s Guide Using the Wireless LAN (h5500 only) 9–11...

  • Page 122: Changing Dns And Wins Settings

    Changing DNS and WINS Settings ✎ Most Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and private networks now use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. You will not need to change DNS and WINS settings unless your ISP or private network does not use dynamically-assigned IP addresses. If you are not sure, check with your network administrator.

  • Page 123

    5. In the Tap an adapter to modify settings box, tap iPAQ USB Wireless Adapter. 6. Tap the Name Servers tab and enter the requested information. 7. Tap OK to save your settings. User’s Guide Using the Wireless LAN (h5500 only) 9–13...

  • Page 124: Setting Up Vpn Server Connections

    Setting Up VPN Server Connections A VPN connection enables you to securely connect to servers, such as a corporate network, via the Internet. To set up a VPN server connection: 1. Contact your network administrator for your user name, password, domain name, TCP/IP settings, and host name or IP address of the VPN server.

  • Page 125: Changing Vpn Server Connections

    Changing VPN Server Connections 1. Be sure the WLAN is powered on. 2. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Connections tab > Connections > Tasks tab. 3. Under My Work Network, tap Manage existing connections > VPN tab. 4.

  • Page 126: Starting Vpn Server Connections

    11. To change advanced settings, tap the Advanced button. ✎ You will not need to change advanced settings unless: ■ The server to which you are connecting does not use dynamically-assigned IP addresses and you need to enter your TCP/IP settings, ■...

  • Page 127

    5. Tap the This network connects to the Internet and This network uses a proxy server to connect to the Internet checkboxes. 6. In the Proxy server box, enter the proxy server name. 7. If you need to change port number or proxy server type settings, tap the Advanced button and change the desired settings.

  • Page 128: Using The Fingerprint Reader (h5500 Only)

    Using the Fingerprint Reader You can increase the security of the data stored in your iPAQ Pocket PC by using the iPAQ Fingerprint Reader. This feature allows you to require a PIN, password, and/or fingerprint be entered before you can log on to your iPAQ Pocket PC. Ä...

  • Page 129

    To learn to enroll fingerprints: ✎ You can tap OK at the top of the screen at anytime to exit the training. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2. Select PIN OR fingerprint from the down arrow list to access training.

  • Page 130

    Using the Fingerprint Reader (h5500 only) 4. Tap OK or ENTR. 5. Tap the Training button to begin Fingerprint Reader training. 6. Read the swiping tips. 7. Tap the double arrows button. User’s Guide 10–3...

  • Page 131

    8. Follow the on-screen demonstration to swipe a finger. ✎ If the finger swipe is acceptable, the oval frame turns green and the message “Good. Please continue!” displays. If the finger swipe is unacceptable, the oval frame turns red and the message “Poor quality”...

  • Page 132: Working With Fingerprints

    12. Tap Finish to end the training. 13. Tap OK to exit or tap a finger to enroll. Working with Fingerprints iPAQ Fingerprint Reader suggests fingers for you to use during the swiping activity. You can select a different finger at any time. It is recommended that you enroll at least two fingers (index fingers are suggested).

  • Page 133: Enrolling A Fingerprint

    Enrolling a Fingerprint The Fingerprint screen uses color coding to display the status of your fingerprint swipe. Fingerprint Status If the color around the oval is... Blue Green To enroll a fingerprint: 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2.

  • Page 134

    5. Swipe the selected finger, as instructed. ✎ It is recommended that you gently swipe your finger downward across the sensor. You should begin the swipe at the first joint of your finger and continue downward with a smooth slow motion. If you need additional assistance at any time, tap the Training button.

  • Page 135

    Using the Fingerprint Reader (h5500 only) 7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to acquire a sufficient number of quality swipes (notice the progress bar) to enroll the print. 8. Tap OK. 9. Tap Yes. User’s Guide 10–8...

  • Page 136: Deleting A Fingerprint

    Deleting a Fingerprint You can delete any saved fingerprints. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2. Enter your PIN or swipe one of the enrolled fingers. 3. Tap the finger you want to delete, then tap Discard. 4.

  • Page 137: Setting Logon Passwords

    Setting Logon Passwords You have a variety of options for setting logon passwords. You can select: ■ No password (default) ■ 4-digit PIN ■ Alphanumeric password ■ PIN or fingerprint ■ PIN and fingerprint ■ Alphanumeric password or fingerprint ■ Alphanumeric password and fingerprint ■...

  • Page 138: Setting "no Password" For Logon

    Setting “No password” for Logon In this mode, you are not required to enter a PIN, password, or fingerprint to logon. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2. Select “No password” from the down arrow list. 3.

  • Page 139: Setting "strong Alphanumeric Password

    4. Tap 4 digits in the PIN field. 5. Tap OK or ENTR. 6. Tap Yes to save the changes. Setting “Strong alphanumeric password” for Logon In this mode, you are required to enter a strong password with at least seven characters to logon. This password must contain a combination of upper and lowercase letters, numerals, or punctuation.

  • Page 140: Setting "pin Or Fingerprint" For Logon

    4. Enter seven alphanumeric characters in the Password field. ✎ Your password must have at least seven characters and contain both upper and lower case letters and numbers. You can use punctuation marks. 5. Repeat step 4 in the Confirm field. 6.

  • Page 141: Setting "pin And Fingerprint" For Logon

    Setting “PIN AND fingerprint” for Logon In this mode, you are required to enter both a PIN and a fingerprint to logon. 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2. Select “PIN AND fingerprint” from down arrow list. 3.

  • Page 142: Setting "password And Fingerprint

    3. Select from the down arrow list the length of time the iPAQ Pocket PC can remain unused before you must reenter the password. 4. Enter seven alphanumeric characters in the Password field. 5. Repeat step 4 in the Confirm field. 6.

  • Page 143: Setting "fingerprint-only" For Logon

    6. Tap OK. 7. Tap a finger to enroll. 8. Swipe the selected finger, as instructed. ✎ For more information on finger swiping, see the section “Enrolling a Fingerprint” or tap the Training button. 9. Tap OK. 10. Tap Yes to save changes. Setting “Fingerprint-only”...

  • Page 144: Logging On Using Pin, Passwords, And Fingerprints

    Logging On Using PIN, Passwords, and Fingerprints If you have set up a PIN, password, and/or fingerprint for logon, you must enter the correct PIN, password, and/or successfully swipe the correct fingerprint to use your iPAQ Pocket PC. When you power on your iPAQ Pocket PC, you will be required to enter your logon information on the PIN, Password and/or Fingerprint screen.

  • Page 145: Logging On Using A Password

    Logging On Using a Password You must enter the alphanumeric password you entered during setup. 1. Turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Enter your password. 3. Tap OK or ENTR. Logging On Using a PIN or Fingerprint You must enter a PIN or swipe the fingerprint you entered during setup.

  • Page 146: Logging On Using A Password Or Fingerprint

    Logging On Using a Password or Fingerprint You must enter a password or swipe the fingerprint you entered during setup. 1. Turn on your iPAQ Pocket PC. 2. Enter your password or swipe your enrolled finger. ✎ To type letters, numbers, or punctuation, tap the Keyboard button at the bottom right corner of the screen.

  • Page 147: Logging On Using A Fingerprint Only

    Logging On Using a Fingerprint Only You must successfully swipe the fingerprint you entered during setup. Ä CAUTION: In the event that an incorrect or unsuccessful fingerprint is repeatedly or incorrectly entered, all data and applications stored in RAM are erased and the iPAQ Pocket PC is returned to the as-shipped configuration.

  • Page 148: Setting The Security Level

    Setting the Security Level 1. From the Today screen, tap Start > Settings > Password. 2. In the Fingerprint screen, tap Options > Security Level. 3. Select your preferred security level. 4. Tap OK. You can set the maximum number of attempts allowed for logging on to your iPAQ Pocket PC.

  • Page 149: Setting The Maximum Number Of Attempts

    Setting the Maximum Number of Attempts Ä CAUTION: It is important to consider the maximum number of attempts. If you unsuccessfully enter your PIN, password, or fingerprint the maximum number of attempts, you will lose all data and applications in the RAM and your iPAQ Pocket PC will be returned to an as-shipped configuration.

  • Page 150

    Using the Fingerprint Reader (h5500 only) 3. Select the maximum number of attempts. 4. Tap OK. User’s Guide 10–23...

  • Page 151: Troubleshooting

    Use the following suggestions to troubleshoot problems with the iPAQ Pocket PC. Common Problems Problem I cannot see • Be sure the iPAQ Pocket PC is powered on. anything on the • Be sure the iPAQ Pocket PC is connected to the AC screen.

  • Page 152

    Problem I want to travel • Back up your information. with my iPAQ • Take a copy of your backup with you on a SD memory Pocket PC. card. • Disconnect all external devices. • Take the AC Adapter and Charger Adapter with you. •...

  • Page 153

    Problem I cannot connect • Be sure you have added the necessary server to a network. information. • Be sure the network you are attempting to connect to is not busy. • Be sure the proper drivers for your card are installed. •...

  • Page 154

    Problem I cannot find Pocket Word and Excel recognize and display documents in the document only one folder below My Documents. For example, if you or workbook created another folder in the Personal folder in My I saved. Documents, the documents in that folder will not be shown. To find your document or workbook, from tap Start >...

  • Page 155: Activesync

    ActiveSync For more information on Microsoft ActiveSync, refer to Chapter 2, “Using ActiveSync.” Problem Solution I cannot connect • Be sure you have installed Microsoft ActiveSync 3.7 or to my computer higher on your host computer before connecting your using the cable iPAQ Pocket PC to it.

  • Page 156

    Problem Solution I connected my 1. Disconnect the USB or serial cable from your computer. iPAQ Pocket PC 2. In Windows 98, 2000, or NT 4.0, click Start > before installing Settings > Control Panel > System. The Device Microsoft Manager opens automatically.

  • Page 157: Expansion Cards

    Problem Solution I tried to Pocket Excel does not support all Excel formatting; therefore, synchronize Microsoft ActiveSync cannot synchronize the file. a workbook and the file is unresolved in Microsoft ActiveSync. Expansion Cards For more information on expansion cards, refer to Chapter 6, “Using Expansion Cards.”...

  • Page 158: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth For more information on Bluetooth, refer to Chapter 8, “Using Bluetooth.” Problem I cannot discover • Be sure Bluetooth is turned on. another device. • Move closer to the device. • Be sure you have not limited your ability to see devices. •...

  • Page 159: Wireless Lan (h5500 Only)

    Wireless LAN (h5500 only) For more information on Wireless LAN, refer to Chapter 9, “Using the Wireless LAN.” Problem I cannot connect • Be sure the WLAN is on. to an access • Be sure the device identified the network you want to point.

  • Page 160: A Regulatory Notices

    Regulatory Notices Federal Communications Commission Notice This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 161: Modifications

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the authority to operate the equipment. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods in order to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.

  • Page 162: Canadian Notice

    Canadian Notice This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Japanese Notice User’s Guide Regulatory Notices A–3...

  • Page 163: European Union Notice

    European Union Notice 0682 Products bearing the CE marking comply with the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC), EMC Directive (89/336/EEC), and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity to the following European Norms (in parentheses are the equivalent international standards and regulations): ■...

  • Page 164: Battery Warning

    Battery Warning Å WARNING: This computer contains a lithium ion polymer rechargeable battery. To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water. Ä CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.

  • Page 165: Airline Travel Notice

    Airline Travel Notice Use of electronic equipment aboard commercial aircraft is at the discretion of the airline. Wireless Notices In some situations or environments, the use of wireless devices may be restricted. Such restrictions may apply aboard airplanes, in hospitals, near explosives, in hazardous locations, etc. If you are uncertain of the policy that applies to the use of this device, please ask for authorization to use it prior to turning it on.

  • Page 166: Japanese Regulatory Wireless Notice

    Japanese Regulatory Wireless Notice Brazilian Regulatory Wireless Notice Este equipamento opera em caráter secundário, isto é, não tem direito a proteção contra interferência prejudicial, mesmo de estações do mesmo tipo, e não pode causar interferência a sistemas operando em caráter primário. User’s Guide Regulatory Notices A–7...

  • Page 167: System Specifications

    System Specifications System Feature Description Processor Intel XScale 400 MHz RAM (Random 128 MB SDRAM (h5500) Access Memory) 64 MB SDRAM (h5100) ROM (Read Only 48 MB ROM (h5500) Memory) 32 MB ROM (h5100) SDIO slot SD memory and SDIO card support Display Transflective color TFT, 240 x 320 pixels, 64K-color support, .24 mm dot pitch...

  • Page 168: Physical Specifications

    Charged: solid amber LED Bluetooth active: flashing blue LED Battery Removable/rechargeable 1250mAh Lithium ion polymer battery with internal 10-minute bridge battery to maintain data during main battery replacement. Physical Specifications hp iPAQ h5100 Series Length 5.23 in Width 3.30-3.03 in tapering Depth 0.63 in...

  • Page 169: Operating Environment

    Operating Environment Environment Temperature Operating Nonoperating Relative Humidity Operating Nonoperating Maximum Altitude Operating Nonoperating User’s Guide Specifications Metric 32° to 104° F 0° to 40° C –4° to 140° F –20° to 60° C 10 to 90% 10 to 90% 10 to 90% 10 to 90% 0-15,000 ft...

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